03Dec Ordination of women would correct injustice, says NCR

The Editorial Staff of the NCR (National Catholic Reporter, USA) reflect on Roy Bourgeois' dismissal from the Maryknolls for preaching in favour of the ordination of women (reported here). They advance their opinion that barring women from ordinatiom to priesthood is an injustice that cannot be allowed to stand.

03Dec New missal translation exposes lack of accountability in church structures

Anthony Ruff marks the one-year anniversary of the new translation of the Roman Missal with a critique of the exercise of authority behind its introduction.

03Dec 3 December, 2012. First Week of Advent – Monday (or: St Francis Xavier)

Mt 8:5ff. The centurion's strong faith; foreigners will share in the Jewish blessings.